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Jul 19, 2019 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With Steve Pick
Steve Pick brings you Sound Salvation. It's 3 hours of the best new music liberally mixed with all the classics of the last century's worth of pop music, rock & roll, jazz, blues, country, soul and more. If it's worth hearing, you'll find it on Sound Salvation.
The Isley Brothers Twist and Shout
The Ultimate Isley Brothers Epic/Associated/Legacy 1959
The rarely heard original version of this song most people think was by the Beatles.
The Drifters Dance With Me
All-Time Greatest Hits & More (1959-1965) Rhino 1988
The great Ben E. King in 1959.
Sam & Dave Hold On, I'm Comin'
The Best of Sam & Dave Rhino Atlantic 1990
The best song ever written that was inspired by somebody wanting to get in the bathroom while somebody else was still in there.
Andrew Bird Don The Struggle N
My Finest Work Yet Loma Vista Recordings 2019
Bird is settling into the role of songwriting master.
The Band Yazoo Street Scandal
A Musical History (Remastered) Capitol Records 2005
Levon Helm sings like a wild man on this very early Basement Tape cut.
Matthew Sweet Don't Go
Girlfriend Volcano 1991
How did this record get to be 28 years old? I don't feel 28 years older than when I first fell in love with it.
Rhiannon Giddens Black Swan (with Francesco Turrisi) N
there is no Other (with Francesco Turrisi) Nonesuch 2019
I haven't spent nearly enough time with Giddens' multiple projects this year.
Bobby Bare Detroit City
Live at Gilley's Vol. 1 Q 1998
Nice live version of Bare's classic.
Hayes Carll Wild Pointy Finger N
What It Is Dualtone Music Group, Inc. 2018
Witty song about casting blame.
Betty Davis Your Mama Wants Ya Back
They Say I'm Different Light In The Attic Records 2007
There's nothing quite like these early 70s records from Ms. Davis.
Brothers Lazaroff The Door Swings Open L N
Sisters and Brothers self-released 2019
Two nights of CD release celebration at Jazz at the Bistro Aug. 2 and 3.
Cream As You Said
Wheels of Fire Polydor Records 1968
An atypical but excellent Jack Bruce gem.
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians Lady Waters & the Hooded One
Element of Light Yep Roc Records 2008
The folk tradition in the 80s college rock world.
Richard & Linda Thompson Hard Luck Stories
In Concert November 1975 Island 2007
The song is going along beautifully, and then Richard casually rips this astounding guitar solo in the middle.
Freddy Fender Ballando el Rock and Roll
Interpreta el Rock Arhoolie Records 2003
The young Freddy Fender was a Spanish singing rocker!
Peggy Lee Yeah Yeah Yeah
Jumpin' Like Mad: Cool Cats & Hip Chicks Non-Stop Dancin' Capitol 1997
In 1951, Peggy Lee used the phrase while the Beatles were still in knickers.
The Marvelettes Someday Someway
Deliver: Singles 1961-71 Motown 1993
An early 1962 single from this great Motown group.
Marvin Gaye Piece of Clay N
You're the Man UNI/MOTOWN 2019
An album collecting all the unreleased material Gaye recorded in 1972.
Harry Nilsson I Guess the Lord Must Be In New York City
Personal Best - The Harry Nilsson Anthology RCA Records Label 1994
A 1969 masterful record.
Nick Barbieri The Intruder (feat. Mark Buckheit, Dave Melson, Jon Parsons, Mike Martin & Danny Hommes) L N
Greed Part 4 - the Rehearsals (feat. Mark Buckheit & Dave Melson) Hollywood Recording Studio 2019
One week from tomorrow, he'll be having the CD release party at the Schlafly Tap Room.
Brian Andrew Marek To a Music Lover in Germany L N
Modern Variety Rubberstamp Records 2019
One week from tomorrow, he'll be having a CD release party at the Schlafly Tap Room.
R. Stevie Moore Another Day Slips Away N
Afterlife Bar/None Records 2019
It's nice to be able to appreciate these songs as he's finally recording them with care and attention.
Bill Lloyd Dial Nine
Back To Even Whole-In-One Records 2004
One of the greatest power pop practioners.
The Claudettes Death and Traffic
Dance Scandal at the Gymnasium! Continental Blue Heaven 2018
Great Chicago piano band with its own twisted sense of pop beauty.
All St. Louis Revue (with Al Holliday & the East Side Rhythm) How Long Can I Go On Like This L N
All St. Louis Revue Vol. 1 Gaslight 2019
I love this Neil C. Luke song so much I asked for a specially edited version so I could play it on the radio without offending sensitive ears.
Snarky Puppy While We're Young N
Immigrance P-VINE RECORDS 2019
Fantastic jazz group that doesn't sound like anybody else.
Drugdealer London Nightmare N
Raw Honey Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess 2019
A young band channeling the 1970 Laurel Canyon sound.
Chris Stamey & The ModRec Orchestra I Don't Believe In Romance (feat. Caitlin Cary) N
New Songs For the 20th Century Omnivore Recordings 2019
Stamey brought in his old friend, the sadly under-recorded Ms. Cary, to sing this wonderful song.
Peter Wolf Five O'Clock Angel
Sleepless Sheridan Square Records 2002
One of America's most talented singers for almost 50 years.
Delaney & Bonnie Comin' Home
D & B Together Columbia/Legacy 1972
They made some really good albums together.
Led Zeppelin Ramble On
Led Zeppelin II (Remastered) Rhino Atlantic 1969
Yeah, these guys had some pretty good records.
Keokuk Ruination L N
Spring Keokuk 2019
They'll be playing an early show tomorrow night at San Loo on Cherokee - 6 pm. Adult time.
Combo Chimbita Esto Es Real (8100mg) N
Ahomale Anti/Epitaph 2019
Some very cool music on this album by New Yorkers of Columbian descent.
Abdullah Ibrahim Jabula N
The Balance Gearbox Records 2019
A throwback to the South African tunes he played in his youth.
The Orlons Between 18th & 19th On Chestnut Street
The Wah-Watusi / South Street ABKCO (US) 2010
I keep discovering new faves from this wondrous singing group of the 60s.
King Floyd Baby Let Me Kiss You
Choice Cuts Waldoxy Records 1994
A song from my first year of pop music love, when I was 12. I pretty much ignored the charts before that.
Marvin Holmes & The Uptights The Funky Mule (Part 1) L
The Sound of Funk 9 Goldmine 1996
Rarity from 1969.
Eli "Paperboy" Reed News You Can Use N
99 Cent Dreams Yep Roc Records 2019
Reed has been consistently making terrific retro soul for a long time now.
Gary U.S. Bonds Copy Cat
The Very Best of Gary U.S. Bonds Varese Sarabande 1998
Bonds had more than just the two hits we've heard the most.
Pat Davis Spinner Hub Caps
Hot Rod Gang buffalo bop 1993
Very obscure crazy song about missing hub caps. Oh, the humanity!
Killer Filler Jellybeanin'
Filler Up! Pravda Records/NDM Ltd. 2007
Chris Bess, a St. Louis music stalwart in the 90s, went on to make great music away from his home town.
Jackie Witley & the Red Coats Mean man Blues
Original Early Rockers Only unknown 1999
Flipping Ray Charles Mean Woman Blues around.
Jerry & Sky Orange Blossom Special
Bluegrass Early Cuts: 1931-1953 JSP 2004
The Del McCoury Band Nothin' Special
The Company We Keep McCoury Music/RED 2005
You can never have too much Del McCoury. I love this guy.
Jim Lauderdale Listen N
From Another World Yep Roc Records 2019
Listening is good advice.
Paul Kelly Firewood and Candles
Life Is Fine Cooking Vinyl 2017
Nice little song from Australian super star.
Tish Hinojosa I Can Be the Wind
West Tish Hinojosa 2018
It was so cool to hear new music from this talented singer songwriter last year.